The Clerk's Office will be closed on Monday, May 28th for Memorial Day


Events and Workshops

Upcoming Summit: Human Trafficking Summit - June 01, 2018

This Seminar will provide 3 CLE credits and cover: What is human trafficking, Different forms of trafficking, Language/Response and the impact, Pathways and Precursors, Identifying factors, Trafficking and Trauma, Obtaining Evidence and Prosecuting a case.

For additional information, contact Lauren Riegler, BCBA Events & CLE Manager at Lauren@browardbar.org or (954) 832-3618.

Human Trafficking Summit


Sponsored By: Broward County Clerk of Courts and the Broward County Bar Association
WhenFriday, June 01, 2018, from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Where Broward County Courthouse, Jury Room 3rd Floor
Address 201 S.E. 6th Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Event Cost No Cost
Registration Attendees must pre-register in order to receive lunch and parking will be validated. Register today at browardbar.org/calendar.

Upcoming Training: Domestic Human Trafficking Professional Development Training

Domestic Human Trafficking Professional Development Training For case managers, investigators, and other anti-trafficking specialists.

For more information, please visit humantraffickingacademy.org.

Domestic Human Trafficking Professional Development Training


Sponsored By: Human Trafficking Academy St. Thomas University School of Law
WhenJuly 23 - 27, 2018, from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm
Where St. Thomas University School of Law, 16401 NW 37th Avenue, Miami Gardens, Florida 33054
Address 16401 NW 37th Avenue, Miami Gardens, Florida 33054
Registration Registration Opens: May 18, 2018. For more information, please visit humantraffickingacademy.org.

Upcoming Event: Broward Human Trafficking Coalition

United Nations Day Against Trafficking #Red Sand Project. Join us to recognize the overlooked populations most at risk for Human Trafficking.

Domestic Human Trafficking Professional Development Training


Sponsored By: Broward Human Trafficking Coalition
WhenJuly 30, 2018 at 6:00 pm
Where NJCC, 400 NE 4th Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Address NJCC - 400 NE 4th Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL

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Current News and Announcements

Broward County Kidspace - A new secure environment to supervise children while their parent/legal guardian attends a domestic violence related court proceeding or filing

  • By: Clerk of Courts
  • March 22, 2018

A new, secure, nurturing environment with trained, qualified YWCA staff to supervise children ages 6 months - 13 years while their parent/legal guardian attends a domestic violence related court proceeding or filing.

Referral from the Broward County Clerk of Courts, Domestic Violence Clerk required. Walk-ups not accepted.

Broward County Kidspace


U.S. Passport Execution Fee Will Increase in April

  • By: Clerk of Courts
  • March 12, 2018

Effective April 2, 2018, the U.S. Department of State is increasing the passport execution fee from $25 to $35. The $10 execution fee increase only applies to U.S. passport applicants using the DS-11 form, such as first-time applicants over 16, children under 16, and applicants who re-apply after reporting their previous passport lost or stolen.

The $10 fee increase does not apply to adults eligible to renew their passports by mail using the DS-82 form. Renewal customers can mail their application and supporting documentation directly to the Department of State.

For more information on the passport application process, including application fees and acceptable forms of payment, please visit our Passports Division web page.


Inaugural Valentine's Day Marriage Ceremony was a Success!

  • By: Clerk of Courts
  • February 22, 2018

Inaugural Valentine's Day Marriage Ceremony was a success! Love was in the air on February 14, 2018 as 55 couples were married in a ceremony by Clerk of Courts Brenda D. Forman. The event consisted of a single ceremony that united all couples in attendance, including couples renewing their vows.

After the ceremony, couples and their guests celebrated with cake and refreshments and also received a special Certificate of Marriage commemorating the special day.


Notice of Jury Duty Scam

  • By: Sheriff Scott Israel, Chief Judge Jack Tuter and Clerk of Courts Brenda Forman
  • December 12, 2017

Jury Scam Alert Sheriff Scott Israel, Chief Judge Jack Tuter and Clerk of Courts Brenda Forman renew their warnings of an ongoing jury duty scam that has been reported in South Florida. The scam involves threats of fines and even jail time.

The U.S. Marshals also warned of a nationwide scam, saying that citizens in South Florida are among those who are being targeted.

Notice of Jury Duty Scam


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Message from Clerk

Brenda D. Forman

Broward County Clerk of Court
Broward County Clerk of Courts Brenda D. Forman

As your Clerk of the Circuit and County Courts, I am pleased to provide you with this website and hope you will find the information and services provided here useful. My office strives to provide information and services through this site that will assist you in a manner more convenient than traveling to one of our office locations.

Please remember that information provided through this site does not constitute the official court records of the Clerk. It is my ongoing commitment to continue to improve this site and the services offered both here and in my offices.

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Clerk of the Month

Christine Raudebaugh

Business Analyst — Traffic & Misdemeanor Division
Clerk of the Month

March 2018 — Congratulations to Christine Raudebaugh, Business Analyst – T&M Division, for being selected March 2018 Clerk of the Month. Christine joined our organization almost 34 years ago and continues to be dedicated to providing the citizens of Broward County with excellent customer service. Christine’s customer service is described as exceptional. She goes beyond the call of duty to ensure that the business of Clerk’s office is met and successful. She is well respected by Judiciary, Administration, and her Colleagues. She is proactive and is always available to assist both internal and external customers. Christine does not hesitate to share information with her staff and other colleagues. She is described as being a great example of a Clerk Deputy. Congratulations Christine!

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Clerk's Media Center

New Passport Office Opens

The Broward County Clerk of Courts is pleased to announce the grand opening of a new Passport office on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at the Broward County Central Courthouse.

More Coming Soon!